GABRIELINO NATION  1995
created with Roberto Salas
San Pedro, California
(20′x30′) Acrylic mural

This mural is a tribute to the Gabrielinos who originally lived in this area of Southern California. The Sage ceremony at the dedication of the mural was led by Manuel Rocha, spiritual leader of the tribe. Vera Rocha, political leader of the present day Garielinos, portrait is the centerpiece of the mural. Commissioned by the Social and Public Art Resource Center and the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department.